Adenoids – a review of kantha shalook

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Dushyant Ashokrao Raorane
Suresh Wagh


Nasal obstruction & mouth breathing frequently caused by multiple factors, one of them being hypertrophied adenoid and tonsils. It is perhaps one of the usually discussed reasons for partial airway obstruction & related respiratory abnormalities.

The aim of this article is to provide a lucid illustration of issues pertaining to obstructive breathing and its implication on craniofacial growth.

Inefficient medical management and reluctance to surgery necessitates an alternative and novel non-surgical approach to deal this condition. With the very aim of fulfilling the same this case study was taken which involved intake of Ayurvedic medicines and an adoption of Ayurvedic procedure.


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Raorane, D. A., & Wagh, S. (2019). Adenoids – a review of kantha shalook. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 7(02). Retrieved from
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